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. 7 & 8 Will. 3, c. 22
, §2 (1696). Quotation marks supplied. Italics are
's. The last clause of the section is “and the other third part to the person who
shall inform and sue for the same, by bill, plaint or information, in any of his Majesty's
courts of record at Westminster
, or in any court in his Majesty's plantations, where such offense shall be committed.”